Roses produced in Ethiopia are of top quality and command a significant premium compared to most countries in the world.
EthioGreen means more than just high quality Ethiopian-grown roses:
We seek growers who are certified as using environmentally sensitive growing techniques, and who compensate their workers fairly.
We work with experts in distribution logistics and the cool chain to insure that flowers are handled properly from flower farms to the consumers’ hands.
What makes Ethiogreen roses extraordinary ?
Our flowers are directly imported from Ethiopia with remarkable values such as:
Robust long lasting life.
Grown in high altitude -- elevation up to 7,700 ft!
Twelve hours of daylight and “Thirteen Months of Sunshine”*
Over 1,000 hectares of production
Second largest African flower exporter
Fastest growing African exporter
Many farms sustainably / environmentally certified
* Ethiopia uses the Julian calendar of 12 months of 30 days followed by a 13th month of 5 days (six days during leap year).
Mother Nature's Social Security
As our nation grows older and life becomes more stressful, we look for easy and natural ways to enhance our lives - and the lives of our aging parents. Now, one simple answer is right under noses:
Flowers Decrease Depression
Study participants showed a significant increase in happiness and positive moods when flowers were present.
Flowers Refresh Recent Memory
Seniors performed higher on everyday memory tasks and experienced enriched personal memories in the presence of flowers.
Flowers Encourage Companionship
Seniors who received flowers re-engaged with members of their communities and enlarged their social contacts to include more neighbors, religious support and even medical personnel.
Harvard Study Shows Flowers havePositive Effects at Home and at Work
Recent study suggests that flowers have a positive impact on our well being. People feel more compassionate toward others, have less worry and anxiety, and feel less depressed when fresh flowers are present in the home. We also found that people were more likely to feel happier and have more enthusiasm and energy at work when flowers were in their home living environments.